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. >>> president obama's embattled nominee for defense secretary got a strong endorsement today from former secretary of state colin powell. the retired four-star general called chuck hagel "supremely qualified" in his words to be the next secretary of defense. powell and hagel are both vietnam vets and both republicans, but powell had some harsh words for their party saying the gop should take a very hard look at itself. >> there is also a dark -- a dark vein of intolerance in some parts of the party. what do i mean by that? what i mean by that is they still sort of look down on minorities. >> powell says he is still a republican but that his party's shift to the right has caused it to lose elections saying it has to change along with the country's population. >>> in india tonight, there is new outrage over a new incident of sexual attack. six men are behind bars tonight. police say a 29-year-old woman was brutally assaulted by a group of men including the driver of a bus on which she was traveling. last month the brutal and ultimately deadly attack against another woman on a bus caused wo
this when dealing with kids z to think about lies she created. i guess in her defense, at least she came clean and admitted to it z stopped wasting everybody's time. >> police won't go into details but now say this woman has a criminal history and could now face a charge of filing a police report. a conviction could bring up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. >> thank you. breaking news now. toyota just announced a settlement in hundreds of sudden ak sell raigs death lawsuits. the first suit brought by the family of a couple killed after a camera slammed into a wall in ut twout years ago. toyota has not disclosed terms of the settlement, last month settling hundreds of lawsuits from vehicle owners that settlement worth more than a billion dollars. >> the law caught up with a suspected hit and run driver who skipped out on a court appearance two years ago. he was reentering the country from the philippines. plea police say he was driving a car that floon a motorcyclist in january, 2011 and kept going. the motorcyclist was killed. he had a million dollar bench warrant, now, knees cus
we have already made to priorities other than medicare social security and defense, means that we spend on everything from education to public safety, less as a share of our economy than it has -- than has been true for a generation. and that's not a recipe for growth. so, we've got to do both to stabilize our finances over the longterm but spur more growth in the short term. i have said, i'm opened to making modest adjustments to programs like medicare to protect them for future generations. i also said that we need more revenue through tax loopholes. if we combine a balanced package of savings from spending on health care and revenues from closing loopholes, we can solve the deficit issue without sacrificing our investments in things like education that are going to help us grow. turns out that the american people agree with me. they listened to an entire year's debate on this issue and they made a clear decision about the approach they prefer. they don't think it's fair to ask a senior to pay more for his or her health care. they don't think it's smart to protect endless loopho
. >>> the president's choice as the next defense secretary begins critical meetings this week on capitol hill, former senator chuck hagel has come under fire for his remarks about iran, israel and gay rights. he'll sit down with a leading democrat chuck schumer of new york among others. hagel got a resounding endorsement yesterday from former secretary of state colin powell. >>> it's been one year since the cruise ship "costa concordia" disaster. hundreds of survivors and relatives of the 32 victims marked the anniversary yesterday with a candlelight vigil near the crash scene. they also released chinese lanterns that floated in the air over the ship which is still stuck in the water. it could be september before it's rolled upright and towed to a port. >> i can't believe it's still in the water. >>> american forces played a role in the failed rescue attempt of a french hostage in somalia last week. president obama revealed that u.s. warplanes entered somali air space to support that rescue operation. no weapons were used, though. the french intelligent agent was held hostage for three years was appa
's in protest of france's recent military action. the secretary of defense has called the kidnapping a terror act. >> a running fawcett caused more damage to oakland unified school headquarters, flooding the building and caused damage. the district says workers will be displaced throughout the spring and initial assessment taking eight to 10 weeks. the flood caused by someone who left the tap on. >> mavericks coming back to half moon bay this weekend. the contest kicking off on sunday and conditions expected to be pretty much perfect by then. kelly slater is among two dozen surf stars headed to half moon bay this, will be the firstf:!atime conditions are right for a contest since 2010. >> those pictures are so dramatic. >> they are stunning. >> yes. >> what is the weather going to be for the weekend? >> our weather continues to get milder, overnight weather seems to want to remain cold. we have clear skies being hardly a cloud to be found there. is a bit of the haze this, morning low temperatures once again dropping well below freezing and into 20s in places like napa county airport. and sant
. the defense secretary says the situation has been chaotic. >> you know intelligence officials believe this man is behind the attacks. also known as mr. marb -- marlboro. he's reportedly made tens of millions in ransom for kidna kidnappings and smugglings. the state department says there is concern other attacks may nbt work autos we want to make sure any of our citizens and companies are reviewing practice ootz state department says it's been in contact with american hostages families. >> a researcher at uc davis injured in a small explosion that took place inside of an apartment this morning. police say they were called around 1:30 a.m. when];=b this man showed up suffering from injuries to his hands. they evacuated the building. it's not clear what caused this explosion. >> uc reej yenlts conclude tleed days of meetings this afternoon in san francisco. all of the heavy hitters from sacramento were there with officials. >> governor brown came to tout an area of collaborations between legislature and uc system. >> is there is broad agreement here today that the state can no longer be relied on
raining down. others stood over the gas pistol. a self-defense weapon that can be deadly. it's still unclear why the 25-year-old bulgarian turkish man attacked ahmed dugan, longtime leader that represents bulgaria's turks and muslims. we're working on finding out everything about the attacker says the intear your minister. samples were taken to see if there were drums in his system. mystery how he got in. on top of the gun he had two knives, as well as a criminal background, the rest for drugs possession and robbery. he was anewsing his retirement when he was attacked. this morning the police say he's fine but many questions remain. for "good morning america," i'm alex marquardt in new york. >> unbelievable video, that politician is very lucky. >> he is, indeed. >>> time to check in with ron claiborne. >> that's a pretty wild story there. good morning to you, bianna and dan. >>> good morning, everyone. we begin with breaking news overnight on a scare involving boeing's new 787. they believe two different incidents with the battery had different causes further complicating the investi
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